Babylonstoren, Cape Winelands

Babylonstoren is a historic Cape Dutch farm that boasts one of the best preserved farmyards in the Cape. The aim of the Farm Hotel is to have guests feel more comfortable, more alive among warm smiles and the simple daily rhythm of the farm.

Hotel Overview

A Cape Dutch farm with vineyards and orchards, Babylonstoren is surrounded by the dramatic mountains of the Drakenstein Valley. The hotel is characterised by thick whitewashed walls, elegant gables and hearty fireplaces that emulate an authentic farmstay experience.


There is a variety of accommodation to suit.

The one bedroom suite offers an altogether contemporary feel with luxurious en-suite bathroom and lounge area with thick walls, elegant gables and a hearty fireplace.

Slightly larger, the one bedroom cottages embrace open plan living with their own kitchen area.

The pristine Cape Dutch style of the two-bedroom cottages emulate a farm stay experience with thick walls, elegant gables and a hearty fireplace.

The one-bedroom Farmhouse suites offer a moody interior with four poster king size bed, luxurious marble en suite bathroom, contemporary furniture and  a cast iron stove.

For a truly unforgettable family holiday the Manor House has five bedrooms accommodating up to ten guests. Bookshelves filled with a wonderful selection of books, a traditional farm kitchen boasting a roaring old wood-burning stove and garden games set up on your private lawn awaits.


It has an exceptionally well–preserved werf dating from 1690. A fruit and vegetable garden of botanical diversity supplies a remarkable restaurant. Guests staying at an exclusive farm hotel enjoy access to the entire farm, plus facilities like a spa and gym.

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Susie Freeman Travel

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